National Insurance Commission, NIC, has expressed its commitment to provide a cap for injury and death compensations for third parties before the end of the year.
Sandvik has installed the latest cutting-edge automated loading system for Newmont Gold Ghana Limited. This is expected to make mining more convenient.
Ghana’s cocoa regulator, COCOBOD, will sell as much as GHc2.5 billion ($556 million) of debt to pay for liabilities and operational costs while pledging to end subsidies for farmers, according to a deputy finance minister.
Right Consults, an electronic security firm won the ultimate award – the Star Award of the Year, at the maiden Invest In Africa (IIA) SME Excellence Awards held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
General Secretary of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union has confirmed receipt of the union’s share of over GH¢3 billion tier-2 pension funds.
Although global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell from $1.81trillion in 2016, to an estimated $1.52trillion in 2017, investment into Africa, and other developing countries stood almost firm, latest investment trends monitor by the United Nations has shown.
Ghana Union of Traders Association, GUTA, said it is petitioning parliament over the redrafting of the existing GIPC law, Act 865.
The Bank of Ghana has cautioned the public on the use of the bitcoin in the country.
The 22nd edition of the International Trade Fair, slated for February 28 to 7th March 2018, is expected to host all 216 districts across the country to showcase indigenous products and services as well as network with foreign partners.
The President of the African Development Bank has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa’s industrialisation in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.
President Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a 10-member Board for the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, GIPC.
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For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
Vice president of Group Nduom, Papa-Wassa Chiefy Nduom has urged the Bank of Ghana to diversify its investment by placing some of its funds in bitcoin.
The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency.
Investors are very upbeat about growth projections and could turn to Ghana for more business, RMB Research’s 2018 outlook on African countries has pointed out.
Cryptocurrencies are gaining popularity across the world, but it appears it may take another five years for a significant number of Ghanaians to understand, trade and use cryptocurrencies.
The World Bank has made the second repayment of bonds issued under an innovative pilot program that uses auctions and price guarantees, delivered in the form of bonds, to promote private sector investment in climate action.
Alessandra Sollberger, 29, first invested in Bitcoin in 2012 when each was worth about $9. She had been reading about it on tech blogs.
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has raised $40 million to drive its next phase of global growth, aiming to serve 10 million customers connected to emerging markets. Half of these customers will be in Africa.
Bitcoin crossed $14,000 (£10,460; €11,870) on Thursday, surging $2,000 in less than 24 hours.
Barclays Africa Group Limited and China Development Bank have signed an MoU aimed at strengthening cooperation and exploring opportunities to fund development projects in Africa.
Africa’s largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) – announced that on January 1, 2018, it will begin accepting applications for the 4th cycle of its entrepreneurship development programme, from outstanding African entrepreneurs who have start-up or business ideas with high growth potential.
Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Marfo has called on the Ghana Investments Promotion Centre to consider reviewing the criteria that is used to select companies into the Ghana Club 100 rankings. He said the current criteria only favours the banks.
Rebecca Akufo-Addo has assured Chinese investors that their investments in Ghana will always be safe.
From January to September 2017, China was the leading source of investments in terms of project numbers in Ghana. It registered 25 projects.
Digital innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and technologies, according to a research by the Ecobank Group.
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, co-hosts the Africa CEO Forum to stimulate private investment on the African continent.
Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay has called on African leaders to create a single continental market as a means of promoting inter-regional trade among businesses within the African region.
Ghana and Egypt hold business forum to strengthen the mutual cooperation between the two countries through the promotion of trade and investment.
Deputy Minister of Energy Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam is leading a Ghanaian delegation to the 2017 Oil Trading and Logistics conference in Lagos, Nigeria.
Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has selected 23 Ghanaian entrepreneurs to benefit from the mentorship programme of the TEF for this year.
In an age of austerity in mature economies and slower growth in many of the world’s emerging markets, China’s importance as an international investor is greater than ever before.
Ghana in collaboration with some development partners have initiated plans to protect and improve the local fisheries sector - ultimately to the benefit of the economy.
Agriculture can power the economic transformation of African countries, according to a new report from the Ghana-based African Centre Economic Transformation (ACET), founded by former Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, K.Y. Amoako.
Public Interest and Accountability Committee, PIAC has called for a forensic audit of all state projects that were funded by revenues from the oil and gas production.
Businesses are waking up to the opportunities presented by a rapidly-growing food market in Africa, that may be worth more than US$1tn each year by 2030 as imports are substituted with high-value locally-produced food.
Inflation rate for August 2017 increased to 12.3 percent from 11.9 percent recorded in July, 2017 according to the latest figures released by the Ghana Statistical Service.
Millennium Development Authority is inching closer to settling on a new “owner” for the Electricity Company of Ghana under its concessionaire arrangement.
The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an influx of foreign travellers.
Government’s ongoing effort to improve the rail sector has been boosted by a $10 million agreement between Ghana Manganese Company and the Ghana Railway Company.
Kumasi City Mall and the Accra Financial Centre were among winners at the Africa Property Investment Awards 2017 in Johannesburg.
Residence of Ekumfi in the Central region are set for the launch of the government’s ‘One District One Factory’ flagship project.
Government is being challenged to make funding more accessible for SME’s to enable small businesses make substantial contributions to development.
Ekumfi Pineapple Processing Factory, the first factory to be constructed under the government’s ‘One District One Factory’ project is expected to employ over 5000 people when completed by mid-2018.
Government is seeking to attract an estimate of $10 billion, after considering cost of track and associate infrastructure, to revamp Ghana’s dilapidated rail system and also create an economic corridor along the rail line.
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) through its revenue mobilization task force embarked on a national exercise aimed at prosecuting all business entities who fail to issue tax invoices to clients.
The agenda to attract educated young people into farming “has to focus on the challenges that discourage them from farming,” according to a report by African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET).
Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) on Tuesday held a forum for young entrepreneurs to throw more light on how the Centre works with entrepreneurs.
Netherlands embassy in Ghana revealed plans to invest in Ghana's entrepreneurial sector as part of efforts to help fight the menace of unemployment.
The new Kotoka International Airport’s (KIA) terminal 3 project is on course for completion in May next year.